Delta County Dry Bean Variety Plot Tour

Date: August 9, 2015
Time: Noon - 3 p.m.
Location: D & J's on the Bay, 6294 State St, Garden, MI 49835
Contact: JIm Isleib, 906-387-2530,

Please mark your calendar on Monday, August 10, 2015 for the 2015 U.P. Dry Bean Field Day sponsored by the Michigan Bean Commission and MSU Extension. We will meet at D & J’s on the Bay restaurant, 6294 State St, Garden, MI, at 12 noon for lunch and a short talk, compliments of the Michigan Bean Commission. Following lunch, the group will proceed to the Klink Farm to view a set of black bean large strip plots and a set of small variety observation plots including seven navy bean, seven black bean, and four dark red kidney bean varieties. Greg Varner and Joe Cramer from the Michigan Bean Commission will be presenting. Fred Springborn and Jim Isleib from MSU Extension will also be present. Please feel free to invite your suppliers and any farming neighbors with interest in dry beans. Two recertification credits for state-certified pesticide applicators (commercial core and private core) are available for this meeting.

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